How to photograph a reflection in an eye

How to photograph a reflection in an eye

Discover how to photograph a reflection in an eye ball with this simple step-by-step tutorial!

Fashion and beauty portrait photos: 3 quick tips for success

How to shoot fashion and beauty portrait photos

3 quick lighting and composition tips to help you get the best photos from your fashion or beauty shoot

Outdoor portraits: 6 tricks to make the most of bright sunlight

Outdoor portraits in bright sunshine creative flare

Who says you can’t shoot outdoor portraits on a sunny day? You just need to know how to work the angles.

Headshot tips: how to take (and retouch) a professional portrait

Headshot tips: how to take a professional portrait

Discover how to take a professional portrait with these expert headshot tips. Learn how to set up your camera to shoot head-and-shoulders portraits you can use for business or pleasure.

4 classic portrait compositions every photographer should know

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Discover how to compose portraits in tried and tested ways. Follow these compositional tips and you can add interest and variety to any portrait shoot.

5 ways to improve your portraits in an instant

5 ways to improve your portraits in an instant

Try these five simple portrait photography tips and tricks to elevate your people pictures to the next level!

Try these posing, lighting & editing tricks for flattering portraits of mature subjects

Portrait photography ideas: try these lighting and editing tricks for flattering portraits of mature subjects

In this tutorial we’ll show you some clever portrait photography ideas you can try – from simple lighting tricks to clever Photoshop edits – to make a subject look their very best, whatever their age.

11 easy ways to make a portrait stunning

Photography tips: how to use a reflector

Turning a so-so portrait into a pretty stunning one doesn’t take much effort. You don’t need an expensive collection of home studio lights and an extensive bank of Photoshop tricks to get brilliant results; a short telephoto lens, a reflector and a flashgun – along with a few simple tried and tested techniques – will… Continue reading

How to shoot baby portraits that look classic and timeless

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Discover our technique for shooting baby portraits using window light, and with bokeh as soft as your subject!

‘Point of view’ photography: how to shoot first-person lifestyle shots

‘Point of view’ photography: how to shoot first-person lifestyle shots

In this tutorial we show you how to share your point of view in your self-portraiture. Discover how a simple, inexpensive accessory can allow you to take dynamic, first-person action and lifestyle photography without any hassle.